• Michael Hurley

Today's Gift Retailer Survey for 2017

Gift specialty stores make up majority of store type

GDA Gift Retailer SurveyGift specialty stores make up the majority of all store types in Gifts and Decorative Accessories’ 2017 Today’s Gift Retailer Survey.

However, their share of the store-operations pie, the percent of retailer respondents that describe themselves in that category, has diminished considerably since last year, from 54 percent to 35 percent.  PBM’s Strategic Insights team fielded Gifts and Decorative Accessories’ annual online survey to gift retailers in March 2017, which gathered responses from 54 stores across the United States.

For the complete report, see the May 2017 print issue of Gifts and Decorative Accessories, or click here for the exclusive electronic edition.



AmericasMart ICON Honorees

ICON videos of honorees

Excellence and superior achievement in the home and gift industry were recognized in July at AmericasMart's eighth annual ICON Honors. Enjoy these video stories celebrating the 2017 award recipients: Spicher and Company, Bloomingville, Wolf Gourmet, Her Majesty's English Tea Room, Kurt S. Adler, Inc., and Chris Rosse, Rosse and Associates. See the videos!

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GDA cover for August 2017

See the August 2017 issue of Gifts & Dec.  We look back at the last century of the gift industry in our special 100th Anniversary issue! Get details!